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IT Departments

The University of Nevada, Reno IT department comprises of nine departments:

Huapei (Pei) Chen, Chief Information Officer

Information Security

Jeff Springer, Information Security Officer

Secures University and School of Medicine wired and wireless networks, firewalls and University owned and managed computer equipment.

Application Support

Tracy Williams, Manager

A group of application specialists and programmers supporting custom designed and third-party applications throughout the University.

Information and Database Administration

Lisa Saichompoo, Manager

Handling database administration for the SQL, Oracle, and WebCampus servers, warehouse critical University information, and support Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S).

Network Operations and Unified Communications

Scott Crow, Manager

Network operations manages and monitors the campus networking infrastructure including copper and fiber cable, switching and routing. They coordinate the installation of network wiring supporting data and voice.

Unified Communications oversees telecom, e-mail and messaging services for the campus, including phone equipment in University buildings.

Critical Systems

Mike Nicks, Manager

Group manages the central servers for files, web, backup, and application services on a combination of Windows and UNIX servers.

User Services

Tina Lundstrom, Manager

User Services is composed of Global Support, Desktop Services and the System Administrators group.

  • Global Support

    Robert Anderson, Manager

    Providing technical support to all students, faculty and staff via the Help Desk (in-person and over the phone), and for all general areas of IT that are universal to users regardless of their department.

  • Systems Administrators

    Brad Johnson, Manager

    Providing departmental-level technology support. Located throughout campus, SysAdmins are responsible for specific applications, servers, and project level support.

  • Desktop Services

    Ken Hull, Manager

    Desktop Services provides support to the administrative and academic departments across campus where specialized systems administration is not required.

  • Online Support

    Ben Gallagher, Online Support Specialist

    Online Support develops and maintains the IT website, blog and work order system, as well as other resources and tools to assist the IT department provide effective support and communication for the members of the University.

iNtegrate (PeopleSoft) Applications

Michael Bakker, Project Manager

Group of application developers, business analysts, system administrators and database administrators responsible for the iNtegrate Project implementation at UNR. As part of the iNtegrate Project, the team (with input and cooperation from SCS, IT and the user community) will implement the following modules within the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions product: Recruiting and Admissions, Student Records, Academic Advising, Financial Aid and Student Financials.

School of Medicine

Tom Miller, Assistant Director IT, Medicine

Providing HIPAA-compliant Computer and Networking support to medical departments and clinics statewide.

  • Robert Boyd, User Services Manager
  • Sal Scarantino, IT Manager

Libraries and IT Administration (LITA)

Leslie Nady, Coordinator, Budget & HR
Freddie Rusanoff, Software Licensing

Shared administration unit for both Information Technology and University Libraries, supporting all purchasing, personnel, budgeting, payroll, leave records, events, searches, inventory, travel, and more for both departments.

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